East Rift Zone Eruption Update, evening update #2, Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Accessed on 23 May 2018, 0514 UTC, Post #16865.


Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


Here’s the current eruption and lava flow update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Message for Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30 in the evening.

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory continues to monitor highly active vents and lava flows. County, state, and federal partners are working together to monitor the situation at Puna Geothermal Venture.

Our local Fire Department, state Department of Health, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continue to monitor the air quality in the Lower East Rift Zone.

County of Hawaii, American Red Cross, and other agencies continue to ensure pet-friendly shelters are open and support services are available if residents need to leave their homes.

To sign up for updates, visit the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency’s website.

We are on watch 24-hours a day for your safety.

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts